Is the Milky Way special? with Prof Chris Lintott
IS THE MILKY WAY SPECIAL?
with Prof. Chris Lintott
8 Sep 2016 | 1830 & 2000
An interview with Professor Chris Lintott in advance of the lecture
The Universe is teeming with galaxies, in all different shapes and sizes. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is a vast spiral disk of hundreds of billions of stars. But is there anything special about our corner of the cosmos? In this lecture, Prof. Chris Lintott will take you on a journey through the universe using our amazing fulldome digital planetarium.
Prof Chris Lintott is a Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics at Oxford University, presenter of the BBC's "Sky At Night", author, and leader of many citizen science projects.
An audio podcast of this event is available below.